MATH

Which statement is true about a triangular prism?

a. It has exactly 1 pair of parallel faces
b. It has not parallel edges
c.It has atleast 2 pairs of parallel faces
d.It has no parallel faces

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1. http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/prisms.html

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2. C.

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3. Please study that site again.

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4. i don't understand

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5. What part of this problem or website don't you understand?

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6. i thought it was c because the others don't make sense to me

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7. What difference do you see between a and c?

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8. a has 1 pair and c has two

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9. Right. Now count the parallel faces in the diagram in the website. How many PAIRS do you see?

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10. 1?

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11. Right. Each end face is parallel to the other end face.

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